Nestled between the “fantastically festive” days at the end of October and the holiday bustle of December is the balanced and rather unassuming month of November. Whether you’re looking to waste it away in Margaritaville or rustle up some waves with the Superboats, you can find a variety of events for all personality types during this awesome autumn month in Key West.

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Powerboat Races: Join the Fury Watch Party!

November 8, 10 & 12, 2023

Get ready for a high speed, adrenalinepumping event on the waters of Key West. Race World Offshore Annual Key West World Championships is returning for another round of competition. See the race boats on display at the Truman Waterfront, watch the Boat Parade travel down Duval Street and cheer as these powerful vessels race for the win. Get up close to the action aboard Fury’s Official Turn Boat Experience.

Get Cultured at the Key West Film Festival

November 15-19, 2023

Dim the lights and butter the popcorn. It’s time for the Key West Film Festival. Join filmmakers and film enthusiasts for more than 30 film screenings across the island. Scenic venues include historic theaters, beach shorelines and more. There will also be nightly receptions held at popular Key West venues, engaging panel discussions and movie selections by noteworthy film critics. Who knows, maybe you’ll catch the next summer blockbuster before it hits theaters.

Thanksgiving sailboat on the ocean

Create a New Family Tradition on the Water

Thanksgiving Day – November 28th, 2024

Make the waters of Key West your dining room table and celebrate Thanksgiving aboard Fury’s special holiday-themed Ultimate Adventure H2.0 trip. With so many options packed into one afternoon, every member of the family will be begging for seconds. Cruise out to sea aboard a state-of-the-art catamaran, parasail 300 feet above the water, take a thrilling banana boat ride, jet ski across the waves and bounce around on Key West’s largest waterpark with over 3,500 square feet of connected inflatable water toys! Refreshing Snacks and beverages are included! This is sure to be your new Thanksgiving family tradition!

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Fury’s Thanksgiving Tradition to Give Back

It’s the giving season! For over a decade, Fury has worked closely with the staff at Wesley House Family Services, a nationally accredited non-profit organization helping families and children throughout the Florida Keys, to make Thanksgiving extra special. Every year, we donate over 70 turkeys and all the fixings to families across the island. The entire Fury staff – from captains to crew members, to administration and more – work alongside the team at Wesley’s to package and distribute holiday meals to families in need. To learn more about this wonderful cause and get involved, please connect with a staff member at the Wesley House directly. 

From the entire team at Fury Water Adventures, Happy Thanksgiving & Gobble Gobble!

Old Town Trolley with holiday lights

Kick off the Holiday Season in Key West

Select dates throughout December

Ever seen a palm tree decorated with holiday lights? Celebrate this festive time of year with a tour as unique as Key West. Conch Tour Train and Old Town Trolley offer Holiday Lights Tours that guide you around Key West to see the island dressed to its best in lights and décor. Conch Tour Train’s version departs from Key West High School on December 8-12 & 15-23, 2023. Old Town Trolley’s departs from Mallory Square December 8-23, 2023. Each one-hour tour includes special holiday lights glasses and views of the most elaborately decorated homes, buildings and neighborhoods. Even though these tours take place in December, you want to purchase tickets now. Space is limited and these special trolleys and trains will fill up quick.

Key West Parasailing

Parasailing Over Paradise in Key West

Enjoy panoramic views of Key West with our exciting Parasail tour. Experience this tandem or triple adventure with friends and family, as the tropical breeze lifts you safely into the air. Soar above the emerald blue waters to get a bird’s eye view of paradise. Ocean dips are also available for our thrill-seekers.

Amp Up Your Exploration With Golf Carts

Ditch the ordinary and embrace the extraordinary. Rent a Fury golf cart and paint Key West with your own colorful brushstrokes. Let the wind be your guide, the sun your compass, and the open road your playground. The island awaits, and a Fury golf cart is the perfect chariot for your unforgettable vacation.

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Key West Private Catamaran Charters in Paradise

Discover the pristine blue waters of Key West aboard your very own private charter. We offer a fleet of high-performance catamarans that can transport your party on a private boat excursion of your choice for a truly unforgettable experience. Private Charters are completely customizable for your group and can include Snorkeling, Dolphin Watching, Kayaking and more! Whether you’re looking for a relaxing full-day on the water sipping your favorite cold beverage, or an adventurous half-day excursion, our team is prepared to help you plan the perfect day in paradise!


Last Updated 01/25/2024